Uummannaq


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Uummannaq

or

Umanak

(both: o͞o`männäk'), town (1996 pop. 1,497), W Greenland, on an inlet of Baffin Bay. A hunting and fishing base, it has a canning factory. Marble is quarried there.
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Nuugaatsiaq, Uummannaq and Illorsuit - three villages in the northwest region - were flooded, said the Greenland government.
The Greenland government said the small village of Nuugaatsiaq in the northwest was flooded, while two other places in the same region, Uummannaq and Illorsuit, were also affected.
In the depths of the Cold War, the Inugguit were removed from their ancestral village, known to them as Uummannaq, to make way for expansion of a US air base.
The average temperature in Uummannaq in March is six degrees Fahrenheit.
Uummannaq, where Ole has lived his whole life, is a settlement 400 miles north of the Arctic Circle in western Greenland.
The operator is also planning to establish a high-capacity microwave radio chain from Aasiaat to Qasigiannguit and Ilulissat, and to extend the existing one from Uummannaq to Upernavik.
According to Clay, the disagreement had been brought on, in part, by Pavy's refusal to care for a child who was badly in need of medical care while Pavy and Clay were visiting Uummannaq, a village north of Rittenbenk on the Greenland coast (Apple, 1997:20).
Co-author Richard is a photographer and researcher affiliated with the SmithsonianAEs Arctic Studies Center and the Uummannaq Polar Institute in Greenland ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc.
On Wednesday (26 Mar) the Secretary-General spent the morning in the town of Uummannaq, which is several hundred kilometres above the Arctic Circle.
Uummannaq Golf Course, Greenland comes in the sixth place as it sees temperatures as low as minus fifty, and graphite clubs are banned because they can shatter in the cold, while the Merapi Golf Club in Indonesia, in the seventh place, is located on the slopes of Indonesia's most active volcano, which claimed 122 lives during an eruption in 2010.